Julian Marsham, 8th Earl of Romney

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Julian Charles Marsham, 8th Earl of Romney (born 1948, of Gayton Hall[1]) is an English peer.


Lord Romney is the son of Col Peter William Marsham, a grandson of Charles Marsham, 4th Earl of Romney, and his wife Hersey Coke, granddaughter of Thomas Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester.[2]

He was educated at Eton and became a land agent and farmer.[3]

In 2007, Lord Romney served as High Sheriff of Norfolk.[2]

Marriage & children[edit]

In 1975, Romney married Catriona Ann Stewart, the daughter of Robert Christie Stewart, by whom he has two sons and one daughter:[2][4]

He succeeded his first cousin once removed, Michael Marsham, 7th Earl of Romney, in the earldom and the titles Baron Romney and Viscount Marsham in 2004.


  1. ^ Peerage News: October 2012 Retrieved 2016-11-06.
  2. ^ a b c Montague-Smith, Patrick W., ed. (2008). "Romney, Earl of (Marsham) (Earl UK 1801, Bt 1663)". Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage 2008. London: Debrett's Peerage Limited.
  3. ^ Winter, Laura, ed. (2016). "Romney, Julian Charles Marsham 8 Earl of (UK 2801); Sir". Debrett's People of Today 2016. London: Debrett's Peerage Limited.
  4. ^ The Peerage.com entry for 8th Earl of Romney
  5. ^ "No. 56465". The London Gazette (Supplement). 29 January 2002. p. 1121.
  6. ^ "No. 60125". The London Gazette (Supplement). 24 April 2014. p. 7957.
  7. ^ "Major Viscount Marsham and Miss K.F. Phillips". The Daily Telegraph. 27 December 2011.
  8. ^ "The Beaumont Family" (PDF). Allendale Estates. 2015.
  9. ^ "Prince William takes a break from fatherly duties to attend wedding with Prince Harry". The Daily Telegraph. 14 September 2013.
  10. ^ BBC News report 9 July 2018
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Nigel Rudolph Savory
High Sheriff of Norfolk
Succeeded by
The Viscountess Knollys of Norwich
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Michael Marsham
Earl of Romney
Heir apparent:
David Marsham, Viscount Marsham